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Prisoner's Base

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1984

Edition: 9th New Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8713

Condition: Good


Ex-library with pocket and sticker. Spine slanted, creased, minor edge wear, some creasing and scuffing to covers. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. ; Nero Wolfe; Ex-Library; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; "When Priscilla Eads, heiress to cotton-towel millions, first pleads for Nero Wolfe's assistance, the portly detective decides to wash his hands of a case that has more than its share of dirty laundry. Just hours later Miss Eads and her maid are found strangled to death under circumstances that don't quite wash. Now, to the dismay of a greedy... View more info

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Too Many Cooks (Nero Wolfe)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.77

Publisher: London, Fontana Books: 1978

Edition: 2nd impression

Seller ID: 8769

ISBN: 0006126234

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Crease across front cover, reading crease, minor edge wear and rubbing. Small blank sticker on back panel and front end paper. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked, a few corners creased. Overall a good reading copy. ; nero wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 192 pages; "They're 'The Fifteen Masters.' These babies are famous. One of them cooks sausages that people fight duels over. They meet every five years on the home grounds of the oldest one of their number. Nero Wolfe is the guest of honor. They'll do a lot of cooking and eating and drinking, and tell each other a lot of l... View more info

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And Four to Go (Nero Wolfe Mystery Series)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1992

Edition: New Bantam Edition; Eleventh Printing

Seller ID: 8789

ISBN: 0553249851

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. An attractive copy. ; Introduction by Jane Haddam. 'The world of Rex Stout' at the end features a couple of Rex Stout's recipes that were published in The American Magazine. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 222 pages; Bodies, blunt instruments, beautiful women and blood. . . Four separate suspense-filled mysteries tackled by the big man himself: "Christmas Party" - 'Archie and his fiancee attend a gala office fete, compelling a curious Wolfe to condescend to some uncharacteristic theatrics. His dramatic technique is good, but doesn't wi... View more info

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Curtains for Three

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1966

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8790

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing, a couple pages with corners bent. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; Bantam F-3063, first paperback printing of this book. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; "A murder weapon that wouldn't lie down and stay put. . . An opera star who could only whisper. . . A posse on horseback chasing a killer through New York's Central Park. . . A desperate girl with so many aliases she'd almost forgotten who she really was. A stellar triple bill of mayhem and mystery by the great Rex Stout, containing:... View more info

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Curtains for Three

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1980

Edition: New Bantam Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 8791

ISBN: 0553135481

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly slanted, a little creased, light reading crease, a little edge wear and rubbing, a little chipping at base of spine. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; Bantam 13548-1, 182 pp. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 182 pages; "A murder weapon that wouldn't lie down and stay put. . . An opera star who could only whisper. . . A posse on horseback chasing a killer through New York's Central Park. . . A desperate girl with so many aliases she'd almost forgotten who she really was. A stellar triple bill of mayhem and mystery by the great Rex St... View more info

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Death of a Dude

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 8792

ISBN: 0553148095

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 153 pages; "East is east, West is west . . . And never the twain shall meet, or so orchid-growing, gourmet detective Nero Wolfe thought. "Would Nero Wolfe leave his brownstone on West Thrty-fifth Street in Manhattan and travel halfway across the country to a dude ranch in Montana - Never! Unless assistant Archie Goodwin is there trying to solve a messy rifle shot murder in which his friend, Harvey Greve, is involved. "The... View more info

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The Doorbell Rang

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1977

Edition: New Bantam Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 8793

ISBN: 0553114093

Condition: Very Good


Bantam #11409-3, 153 pp. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 153 pages; "A very rich woman comes to Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin, claiming that she is being harrassed by the FBI. She reports that agents are following her and members of her family, her wires are being tapped, and her privacy is being otherwise invaded. She demands that Wolfe help her to find relief and offers him the largest retainer he has ever seen. Wolfe, with some hesitation, takes the case and quickly encounters a mu... View more info

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Homicide Trinity

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1966

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8794

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, very light reading crease. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; Bantam F3118, 169 pp. 1st paperback printing. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 169 pages; The incredibly brilliant orchid-growing gourmet is none other than Nero Wolfe. Together with his confidential assistant, Archie Goodwin, he herein dines on a three-course feast of murder. On the menu-a case involving a baffling double helping of lethal instruments; an embarrassing situation where Wolfe's own soup-stained tie becomes a deadly weapon; an... View more info

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Homicide Trinity

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 8795

ISBN: 0553024515

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. A somewhat tight, attractive copy. ; Bantam T2451, 186 pp. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 186 pages; The incredibly brilliant orchid-growing gourmet is none other than Nero Wolfe. Together with his confidential assistant, Archie Goodwin, he herein dines on a three-course feast of murder. On the menu-a case involving a baffling double helping of lethal instruments; an embarrassing situation where Wolfe's own soup-stained tie becomes a deadly weapon; and a case where too many greenbacks and a ham actor lead Ar... View more info

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Might as Well Be Dead

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1967

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8796

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; Bantam F3299, 154 pp. 2nd paperback printing. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; "Eleven years ago, wealthy Nebraska businessman James Herold gave his only son, Paul, a very raw deal. Now he wants Nero Wolfe to track Paul down so that he can make amends. But what if the young man doesn't want to be found . . . And what if he's the same P. H. Who's currently on trial for cold-blooded murder? It's a case that will draw the great dete... View more info

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The Mother Hunt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 8797

ISBN: 0553201158

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 138 pages; "Before he died, Richard Valdon had made a lot of scenes. Nobody could deny it, above all his beautiful young wife. Now it was Nero Wolfe's task to retrace the famous novelist's long line of love affairs and come up with a missing mother -- and a murderer." View more info

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Not Quite Dead Enough

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Edition: 27th Edition; Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 8798

ISBN: 0515041580

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 158 pages; "An unknown motive . . . A killer who couldn't have killed . . . A fake murder that came true, add up to a bizarre case for Nero Wolfe in Not Quite Dead Enough. Plus: a second Nero Wolfe branbender, Booby Trap, where Wolfe throws a blast for a mad bomber!" View more info

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The Red Box

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8801

ISBN: 0553249193

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly creased, minor edge wear and darkening. Black line on bottom edge. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Post card advert for The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection tipped in to center of book. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 189 pages; "A beautiful model who should have been watching her figure never dreamed that one little piece of candy could kill her. But it did. And her untimely death put Nero Wolfe in line for the supreme insult of his career -- another murder, right in his own home. He had to solve the case to save his pride. But ... View more info

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The Red Box

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8802

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, creased, minor edge wear and chipping, minor creasing and rubbing to covers, 3/4" dark strip along top of front cover, price on front end paper. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; Pyramid R1364, 189 pp. 2nd printing. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 189 pages; "A beautiful model who should have been watching her figure never dreamed that one little piece of candy could kill her. But it did. And her untimely death put Nero Wolfe in line for the supreme insult of his career -- another murder, right in his own home. He had to solve ... View more info

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A Right to Die

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.33

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1994

Edition: Bantam Reissue; Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 8803

ISBN: 0553240323

Condition: Good


Ex-library with typical stamps and markings. Spine slanted, creased, reinforced with tape. Minor edge wear and rubbing. A solid copy. ; Bantam Crime Line. Introduction by David Stout. Following the novel is the Bantam feature 'The World of Rex Stout', which includes correspondence between Rex Stout and Viking Press (his publisher) regarding this book. ; Nero Wolfe; Ex-Library; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 190 pages; "'Black and white marriages are like a red rag to a bull.' So says Negro civil rights worker Dunbar Whipple. But he never makes the altar - somebody permanently delays... View more info

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The Second Confession

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1975

Edition: New Bantam Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 8804

Condition: Good+


Spine slanted, somewhat creased, light reading crease, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, owner's name on front end paper. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 197 pages; "A missing membership card, a machine-gunning mobster, Nero Wolfe asking Archie Goodwin to seduce a lovely young lady? It can't be true, but when murder strikes Archie's rival, Wolfe takes the case." "The latest adventures of the famous orchid-growing beer-drinking, self-proclaimed genius, Nero Wolfe, are more exciting, more v... View more info

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Where There's a Will

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8805

Condition: Very Good-


Spine a bit slanted, minor edge wear and rubbing, a little chipping at top and base of spine. A nice copy. ; Avon T-374, 160 pp. Second paperback printing, 35 cents price on cover. No publication date listed but it should be in the early 1950s. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 160 pages; "In one room of the old mansion a heavily-veiled woman screamed hysterically that she knew who had murdered her husband, Noel Hawthorne. At the same moment on a floor below, another woman, identically dressed and veiled, quietly discussed the will of her late husband -- Nel Hawthorne -- ... View more info

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Trio for Blunt Instruments

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1967

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8806

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly slanted, a little edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; 1st paperback printing. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 185 pages; The incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe, a sheer genius at detection, prefers gourmet food and prize-winning orchids to damsels in distress. But at the prodding of his confidential assistant, Archie Goodwin, he opens his office door to three beautiful women who usher in three of the most intriguing cases of Wolfe's career. And with them comes a shoeshine, an ear of corn, a... View more info

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Three at Wolfe's Door

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1961

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8807

Condition: Good+


Spine a bit slanted, slightly creased, minor edge wear and rubbing, some chipping at top and base of spine, small sticker inside front cover. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Bantam A2276, 154 pp. First paperback printing. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; Another threesome of Nero Wolfe, which includes 'Poison a la Carte', 'Method Three for Murder', and 'The Rodeo Murder." The incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe is the orchid-growing gourmet whose sheer genius at deduction is without peer. But it's a rare crime where the great man himself has ... View more info

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The Sound of Murder (Original title: Alphabet Hicks)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Jove Printing

Seller ID: 8808

ISBN: 0515052817

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly slanted, a little edge wear and rubbing, small oval dark spot on front cover. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Original title: Alphabet Hicks. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 190 pages; Alphabet Hicks is back - spelling out some family secrets. "He's the best disbarred lawyer in town. So when the well-heeled East Side brunette wanted a bloodhound on her case, he thought he'd give her - and her check - a whirl. With a fresh suit and a new box of bon bons to boost his strength, he prowled up the heartbreak streets and down th... View more info